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JOSH NOLAN-KIND HEART TO FOLLOW

JOSH NOLAN-KIND HEART TO FOLLOW

Josh Nolan is one of those artists I know what I was doing the first time I heard him. The first time I heard him was also the first time I heard him live. He was filling in on guitar for Lexington, Kentucky rock group Those Crosstown Rivals (R.I.P), a band I miss dearly. Even that night I was very ...

Out of my element: Reflections on Otherworld (thoughts + playlist)

Two evenings ago I attended an event called Arrival, at the new mixed-media attraction Otherworld, that defies classification. Arrival was co-produced by Otherworld and Grey Area. Grey Area is an organization in central Ohio that produces events that tend to take on the format of an underground ...

X Ambassadors – Orion

Here's a question. Can X Ambassadors pull off a two-fer with the release of Orion? Unless you've been hiding on a remote island, you've probably heard "Renegades" or "Unsteady," which brought the people together via an anthem for the underdog and a desperate love song. Orion, after "Hey Child," ...

Eclectic reflections from the Cobra [single reviews]

Tyler Childers - “House Fire”: Tyler Childers is a name that some Tuned Up readers may recognize, as he is an artist that we have covered a few times. You might even say he is a favorite. But you also may recognize the name because he is changing country music for the better. He is part of this ...

Audiofeed 2019 preview: Ritt Momney

Photo by James Kowalski / Words by Ryan Getz Audiofeed is known for a lot of things. Its community. Its memorable mosh pits. Music discovery. Add bedroom pop to that list. Enter Ritt Momney. If you've attended Audiofeed every year, you probably glanced at Ritt Momney, the moniker of Salt Lake ...

Comrades – For We Are Not Yet, We Are Only Becoming

It seems that is record is one that expresses a beautiful tension found throughout life and spiritual journeys. There's a phrase used by Christian scholars and theologians describing the here and now "already and not yet." This refers to God's Kingdom. It is here but not fully realized. The gears are ...

As Cities Burn – Scream Through the Walls

It's summer, and Audiofeed 2019 is just under a month away. I'm sitting on my front porch, enjoying the weather and listening to some local music (Carole Walker and the Bittertones, to be precise). I'm also pondering the bevy of releases I have to write about, and one I absolutely cannot skip is As ...